wanderingforweb
July 18 2013
By the time you read this, I will be settling into my new hometown of Omaha, Neb. After 14 years in San Diego as a student and then a chemist, I'm pursuing something new: medical school.
appetite
July 6 2013
In my experience, the food at Stone's Escondido bistro can be inconsistent, and I found it an afterthought to the beer. Liberty Station, however, has been more consistent for me
wanderingforweb
June 21 2013
As a belated Father's Day nod, I thought I'd cover some great places for a tasty pastry or a hot drink
wanderingforweb
June 7 2013
Welcome to Terra: an unpretentious place that serves food so good that most will find something they love
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May 24 2013
Twenty-three years ago, a street-food cart with the name "Burros El Tocayo" painted on the side began serving up massive carne asada burritos to locals in Tijuana
wanderingforweb
May 10 2013
I spoke of my envy of current collegiate food options when I wrote a few months ago about the Secret Cookie Service. Apparently, there's more to envy with J&T Thai Street Food (5259 Linda Vista...
SabELee-1
April 26 2013
Sab-E-Lee was a food-lovers' darling when it made the rounds through blogs and Internet forums. Like all popular restaurants, it grew and expanded
wanderingforweb
April 12 2013
Ah, the doughnut (or donut, if you will). So humble, but so many possible permutations. Every few years, it seems the doughnut undergoes another renaissance.
appetite (1)
March 25 2013
I'm one of those people who can't decide what they want for dinner. Soda & Swine (2943 Adams Ave. in North Park) is very kind to the indecisive, with small dishes and a flexible menu that facilitates...
TheBlindBurro-1
March 8 2013
Two bars, a bustling crowd and libations galore usually mean that I'm meeting friends and drinking away life's worries. The food's just there to soak up the alcohol, meaning I don't give much thought to...
appetite
Feb. 22 2013
Generally, inviting yourself to dinner is considered rude. Somehow, Twitter makes such a thing seem OK
appetiteweb
Feb. 8 2013
Valentine's Day is upon us. Whatever your feelings are about Feb. 14, it's usually a good time to chat about chocolate
appetite (1)
Jan. 25 2013
Good friends of mine are ardent plane geeks. When Japan Airlines began service from San Diego to Tokyo, it was not only an opportunity for them to see Japan, but also a chance to fly on the Boeing 787...
appetite
Jan. 18 2013
We met on a brisk Sunday morning. Cheery pleasantries and hugs were exchanged near the church parking lot in Nestor, and then we were seated.
appetite
Jan. 2 2013
I've always been leery of rushing to a restaurant when it opens. I'd rather wait until the growing pains are over, but I broke this personal rule with Monello when it opened in November in Little...
appetite
Dec. 7 2012
Due to a semi-insane decision to chase a new professional goal, I've spent the past six months at UCSD full-time for extra classes. My return to the alma mater meant discovering a few new things
appetite
Nov. 16 2012
II remember when Ritual Tavern first opened in North Park in 2007. Like the restaurant, I was a new resident of the neighborhood at the time.
appetite(3)
Oct. 26 2012
When we think of friends and coffee, it's often about meeting friends for coffee. What happens when two friends meet to make coffee?
appetite(2)
Oct. 5 2012
Rice. It's an awesome thing. I've sampled rice dishes from many cuisines, and my recent encounter with nem khao puts it near the top of my favorite preparations
appetite(1)
Sept. 14 2012
The food at Romesco is what general manager Luis Peña calls "Mexi-terranean."

Calendar

  • The renowned Mexican black and white photographer presents an exhibition exploring the principal themes within three groups: "Bestiarium"," Fantastic Women" and "Silent Natures."
  • Presented by Pacific Arts Movement, the sixth annual mini film fest features 14 film programs from 10 countries that includes everything from docs to romantic tearjerkers. See website for full lineup and...
  • Debunk some of the stereotypes surrounding cannibalism at this new exhibition that takes a hands-on approach to the subject. Includes video games and interactive activities where patrons will have to decide...
  • The former local boy and creator of the highly influential blog, Advanced Style, will be signing and discussing his third book, Advanced Style: Older and Wiser, which features inspiring pictures and stories...
  • C.J. Chenier and Bonsoir Catin headline this annual Cajun inspired festival. Also enjoy 10,000 pounds of crawfish, dancing and cooking demonstrations. Held at Spanish Landing Park, across from the...
  • A Cinco de Mayo party featuring $2 tacos, cocktails and live music from Bostich+Fussible, Javiera Mena and Gepe
  • A spoken word showcase hosted by English instructor Karla Cordero and her City College students. There will also be a special reading from poet Mercedez Holtry, as well as an art and photography show....
  • Widely known as host of "Weekend Update" on Saturday Night Live and for his role in the Showtime dramedy Weeds, Kevin Nealon brings his unique humor back to the stand-up stage
  • New works from over a dozen UCSD undergraduate students. Participating artists include Charity Algarme, Richard Lin, Joseph Maas, Ignatius Nguyen, and more
  • This video art exhibition from UCSD MFA candidate Stefani Byrd features two installations that explore the themes of breath, mediation, and the nature of time. Takes place in the VAF Performance Space,...
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